Youngstown man facing state drug charges after heroin trafficking sweep

Robert Gilbert, one of nearly two dozen people charged, appeared in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court on Tuesday

Robert Gilbert, Youngstown, charged in heroin trafficking sweep


YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – One of the people caught up in a big federal drug sweep last week is facing even more trouble.

Ronald Gilbert, 40, appeared in Mahoning County Common Pleas Court Tuesday morning, facing state drug charges.

The Youngstown man was one of nearly two dozen people named in federal heroin trafficking counts last week.

Gilbert’s bond on the local charges was set at $20,000.

His trial is set for October.

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